Blog: Curator’s Choice
When we were researching our Arms to Armistice exhibition, Hannah our Curatorial Assistant discovered the story of Private Thomas Whitham, the only tramwayman, we know to have received the Victoria Cross for Bravery. Click to find out more about his story.
Library Volunteer Lynn, discusses the history behind a set of drawings relating to tramway overhead line fittings, that she has recently catalogued for the Library and are now available for researchers.
Hannah our Curatorial Assistant explains the rather confusing practice of whether to wear gloves or not when we are handling and working with our collections here at the Museum.